No Bird Flu H5N8 Case Reported, Authorities Announce

Riyadh,, The daily briefing of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture on avian influenza H5NB, announced that there was no infection reported, throughout the Kingdom, during the past 24 hours.The ministry indicated that the number of sample...

Riyadh,, The daily briefing of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture on avian influenza H5NB, announced that there was no infection reported, throughout the Kingdom, during the past 24 hours.

The ministry indicated that the number of samples collected since the beginning of the spread stood at 13923, from all regions of the Kingdom.

The results are 182 positive cases with elimination of 4068 birds, during the past 24 hours.

The Ministry also pointed out that no reports have been received, while the number of inquiries reached 3 during the past 24 hours.

On the other hand, awareness and survey campaigns will continue in all regions of the Kingdom, in cooperation with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, the briefing concluded.

Source: Saudi Press Agency